Maggie Nichols was set to turn into an Olympic gymnast.
She gave up a standard life at a younger age to competitively pursue gymnastics and caught the eye of coaches as a result of her dedication and ability. She even made it to the Olympic Trials in 2016, however regardless of ending sixth all-around, she didn’t make the five-member Olympic staff and wasn’t chosen as one among three alternates.
Whereas it’s attainable that this was as a result of she didn’t rating within the prime three in any single occasion, Netflix’s Athlete A encourages viewers to query whether or not this was the actual motive Nichols didn’t make the staff. In any case, the strain between USA Gymnastics and her household didn’t start on the Olympic Trials. Fairly, it began months earlier than, after she first reported sexual abuse from Dr. Larry Nassar to her coach Sarah Jantzi. Learn extra…
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